70-year-old man jailed for attempt to rape granddaughter

Published: July 30, 2019 19:42:20 | Updated: August 01, 2019 18:40:32

A 70-year-old man was jailed for seven years in Sirajganj on Tuesday for rape attempt on his five-year-old granddaughter.

Abdus Sattar, the convict, is a resident of Kobdas Para area of the municipality, was also fined Tk 20,000 by Sirajganj Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1, reports UNB.

He will have to serve three months in jail if he fails to pay the fine.

Public Prosecutor Sheikh Abdul Hamid Lablu said Sattar lived with his son Abdul Khalek and his family. On August 19, 2017, Sattar called his granddaughter to his room and sexually assaulted her.

The girl was admitted to the Sadar Hospital after she informed her mother about the incident. The medical board informed the court that there had been a rape attempt on the girl.

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